Medical gas, 100% compressed 
(color, odorless and tasteless gas)

Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start using this medicine. It contains information that is important to you.

  • Always use this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as directed by your doctor, pharmacist, or nurse. Save this information, you may need to read it again.
  • Contact the pharmacy staff if you need more information or advice.
  • If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or nurse. This also applies to any side effects not mentioned in this information. See section 4.
  • You need to talk to a doctor if you do not feel better or if you feel worse.

In this leaflet you will find information about: 
1. What Airapy is and what it is used for 
2. What you need to know before using Airapy 
3. How to use Airapy 
4. Possible side effects 
5. How to store Airapy 
6. Package contents and other information 

1. What Airapy is and what it is used for

Airapy contains air that is used for inhalation.

Airapy replaces ordinary air when particle-free air is needed, eg:

  • As part of the fresh gas flow during respiratory treatment and/or in connection with anesthesia
  • As a propellant when inhaling medicines (nebulizer treatment)
  • As clean air when caring for infection-sensitive patients such as in organ/cell transplantation or widespread burns

2. What you need to know before using Airapy

Pregnancy and breastfeeding

Airapy can be used during pregnancy.

Airapy can be used during breastfeeding.

3. How to use Airapy

Always use this medicine exactly as your doctor, pharmacist or nurse has told you. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or nurse. Medical air can be used by children, adults, and the elderly.

Airapy is used for inhalation.

You usually breathe Airapy through a nasal mask or mask. Either you breathe yourself – you “spontaneously breathe” or you get help to breathe from a respirator or ventilator. Airapy can also be used in connection with inhalation of drugs (nebulization).

Airapy can be mixed with medical oxygen (oxygen) when a higher concentration of oxygen is needed.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor, pharmacist, or nurse.

Safety instructions

  • Airapy is for medical use only.
  • Connected only to connection intended for medical air.
  • Smoking and open flames must not occur in rooms where medical air is used.
  • Keep the bottle clean and dry and free of oil and grease.
  • Switch off the equipment when not in use.
  • In the event of a fire, switch off the equipment.
  • The pressure regulator must be opened slowly and carefully.

4. Possible side effects

There are no side effects associated with the use of Airapy.

Reporting of side effects

If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly to the Medical Products Agency, By reporting side effects, you can help increase drug safety information. 

5. How to store Airapy

Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.

Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the bottle label.

Keep the bottle in a place reserved for medical gases.

Handle with Care. Make sure that the bottle is not exposed to shocks and falls.

Store and transport with a closed valve and fitted valve cover/cover where such occurs.

6. Contents of the packaging and other information

Content declaration

  • The active substance is air, 100%
  • No other ingredients are included in Airapy

What the medicine looks like and the contents of the pack

Pharmaceutical form: medical gas, compressed

Airapy is a colorless and odorless gas.

The shoulder of the gas bottle is marked in black and white (air). The body of the gas bottle is white (medical gas).

In Finland, the body of the glass bottle can also be turquoise.

Gas cylinders/packages filled to 200 bar give approximately X liters of gas at atmospheric pressure and 15 ° C according to the table below:

Bottle size in liters 2 2.5 3 4 5 10 20 50
Liter gas 390 490 580 780 980 1960 3920 9800

Package size in liters 12×50
Liter gas 118 000

Not all pack sizes may be marketed.


Linde Gas AB

Baltzar von Platens gata 4-6

IS-110 Reykjavik


Linde GmbH

Dr.-Carl-von-Linde-Str. 6-14

82049 Pullach


Information provided by Linde Healthcare (a division within AGA AB)

Tel: 08-731 10 00

This medicinal product is authorized under the European Economic Area under the names:

Denmark – Airapy

Estonia – AIRAPY

Finland – Airapy

Iceland – Airapy

Latvia – AIRAPY

Norway – Airapy

Sweden – Airapy

Germany – Aer medicinalis Linde

Muhammad Nadeem

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